Ciudad Vieja Villages and Elaboration of Huipiles from Guatemala City or Antigua
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Ciudad Vieja Villages and Elaboration of Huipiles from Guatemala City or Antigua
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Ciudad Vieja Villages and Elaboration of Huipiles from Guatemala City or Antigua

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Stop At: The Plaza Central Park, Plaza Mayor City Center, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

A good place to start a walk of this monastic town is the “Plaza Mayor” or the square which in the center has the “Mermaids Fountain”, then a visit to the “City Hall”, “The Palace of the Generals Captain’s”, and the “Cathedral” is advise, the fourth side of the square is occupied by souvenir shops, coffee shops, library, jewelry and others.

After lunch (own expense) visit to San Antonio Aguascalientes which is well known for its colorful and nice handicrafts.

Visit a women’s weaving cooperative where you will learn about the elaboration of huipiles, a process done by hand using the ancient technique called “tejido de cintura” (tissue waist).

You will have the opportunity to learn the technique and make your own tissue and bring it home with you as a colorful souvenir. It takes about 2.5 to 3 hours.

You can also learn in a workshop about the life of our artisans and see how a Guatemalan family lives.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Church of Ciudad Vieja, Centro Civico, Ciudad Vieja 03012 Guatemala

Visit Ciudad Vieja which was the second city founded by Spanish in Guatemala. You will also visit San Juan del Obispo and San Pedro Las Huertas towns.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Valhalla Experimental Station, Km 52.5 a San Miguel Duenas, San Miguel Duenas Guatemala

Visit the forward-thinking Valhalla Experimental Station, known for its sustainable approach to growing macadamia nuts. Located in San Miguel Dueñas, far more than a traditional growing operation, the Valhalla Project is devoted to reversing global warming and assisting indigenous people through self-sustaining farming and education.

Duration: 1 hour

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  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
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  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child aged 12 and under

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